Dad's Day Gift Guide

The guy you call 'Dad' has no doubt shown you the way. So what do you get a guy like that? Something unique. Something special. Something he'll delight in for years to come. Opt for things that he's never going to expect. Help him see the stars, look like a star or just feel like a star with a vintage timepiece. We've compiled a list of gifts for that guy in your life that are a step above the norm. No socks for dad this year. 

By Candace Abbott
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Wacao Nanopresso

Dad won’t go a day without his coffee, so make the mornings a little easier on him. Help her energize with the Wacao Nanopresso Portable Espresso Machine. Beautifully designed, this lilttle guy creates the perfect espresso on the go--ristretto, doppio, cold brew. Whatever dad wants. $64.50

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Dog Blueprints

Man’s best friend or dad’s best friend? For the dog dad or the dad who loves his dog, gift him with Dog Blueprints. Designed to show the ‘specs’ of his favorite bred, this is a mid-century inspired framed print that stands out from the others with a distressed finish and a look of true authenticity. He may love this as much as he loves the dog. $185

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Vintage Rolex

When you’re dealing with a guy who knows his stuff, you gift him accordingly. Present him with a Vintage 1970 Datejust Rolex and you might win the title of ‘favorite.’ An expertly designed timepiece. The stainless steel watche features an 18k white gold bezel with a custom forest green dial and a jubilee bracelet. It’s vintage. It’s cool. It’s something he’ll cherish forever. $5640

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Sugarfina Bento Box

Treat him to something sweet. Gift pops with candy--but not just any kind of candy, the Sugarfina Vice Collection 8 Piece Bento Box. It’s a cool colleciton of cocktail inspired candies, sure to put a smile on his face. Let dad indulge in everything from Maple Bourbon Carmels to Chocolate Bacon Pretzels. Cheers to the good stuff. $65

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Celestron Ambassador Telescope

When someone shows you the way, you thank them by showing them the stars. The Celestron Ambassador 80mm Brass and Beechwood Telescope is ideal. Standing tall on an adjustable tripod, the telescope is designed of brass and beechwood with a fully retracting lense. This is a showpiece and one he won’t ever grow tired of experiencing. $1580

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Phone Soap

He taught you about taking care of things. Help him take care of his. Gift your guy with the Phone Soap Sanitizer and Universal Chargers. Genius, right?! With a built-in UV light, this thing works to kill phone bacteria and charge almost any smartphone overnight. See dad was right about all of that cleaning after all. $49.95

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Craft Beer Growler

Pressurized. Portable. Perfect. Gift the dad that appreciates a good brew with the Pressurized Craft Beer Growler. It’s keeps draft beers cold and tasting just the way dad likes them. Plus it has a cool design with an Oregon Black Walnut handle, stainless steel and a gooseneck tap with a little panache. Even if dad doesn’t love beer, this might make him start. $149 - $174

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